30 Days of Artists: Marilyn Flanegan | Out of the Darkness

Marilyn Flanegan is a local artist and rowing enthusiast. Her studio, Flanegans’ Muse, specializes in landscape and animal paintings, and designs home furnishings utilizing reclaimed materials. Marilyn describes her art and design work as spare but essential and expressive. A collection of her drawings and paintings were featured in Borderlands, Texas Poetry Review, 2012. She holds a bachelor…

30 Days of Artists: Doug Brooks | The Ferocity of Love

Doug Brooks, a local ceramicist and metal worker, has spent years perfecting his techniques in the Raku style of pottery. Prior to opening Dirt Dauber Pottery, Doug owned and operated a commercial and heavy industrial construction company then a successful company within the financial services industry. Doug created his first piece for Art Bra Austin…

30 Days of Artists: Linda Asaf | Hope Springs Eternal

Linda Asaf has been a fashion designer for over 20 years, first in New York City and now in Austin where she makes her home. Her artistic style can be described as classic, timeless, and feminine – dedicated to accentuating the female form. Her specialty is as a couturier for private clients, designing evening, bridal,…

30 Days of Artists: Nick Carter | Achillia

Nick Carter is a local abstract artist whose artwork can be found all around Austin. He was born and raised in Austin, Texas and currently lives with his beautiful wife, Jennifer, and their daughter, Amira, in the neighboring community of Cedar Park. Growing up in such an artistic community was a big influence in Nick’s decision…

30 Days of Artists: Misty Dush | Play Through

This is Misty Dush’s first time participating as an artist for Art Bra Austin! As a 5-year survivor of breast cancer and member of The Pink Ribbon Cowgirls, Misty has always been proactive in her health. She attributes this to her long family history of cancer. Sadly, Misty has lost her mother, Gloria Ann, her…

30 Days of Artists: Olivia Moreno | Just Do It

Olivia Moreno has approached breast cancer like a true champion. After being diagnosed only six months ago, she decided to stay positive and accept the opportunities that have come from her diagnosis. True to the name of her art bra, when Olivia heard of the opportunity to participate in Art Bra Austin, she decided to go for…